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19 May 2014

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USDA Milk Production

April Milk Production up 1.2 Percent

Milk production in the 23 major States during April totaled 16.3 billion pounds, up 1.2 percent from April 2013. March revised production, at 16.7 billion pounds, was up 1.1 percent from March 2013. The March revision represented an increase of 6 million pounds or less than 0.1 percent from last month's preliminary production estimate.

Production per cow in the 23 major States averaged 1,911 pounds for April. This is the highest production per cow for the month of April since the 23 State series began in 2003.

The number of milk cows on farms in the 23 major States was 8.53 million head, 10,000 head more than March 2014.

Published by USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS)

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